While you may think you know everything there is to know about dogs, there are many facts you may not even have heard of before. Below are 12 awesome facts about our favorite furballs!

1. When you see your dog curling up it’s because it’s a natural instinct to keep themselves warm and to protect vital organs while they sleep.

 

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2. You can lower your blood pressure just by petting your pup!

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3. You know when your dog runs inside after rolling around in something really smelly. It may smell awful to you, but to them it’s AMAZING.

 

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4. A guy with a dog is three times more likely to get a girl’s phone number. There are even companies out there that rent dogs to guys for a day, in order to help “their game!”

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5. Dogs can be trained to detect changes in the human body — there are even seizure alert dogs that assist patients during the onset of a seizure.

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6. Labradors are the most popular breed in the United States.

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7. Dalmatian puppies are born completely white and develop their spots over time.

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8. Dogs see a lot better than humans do at night, they don’t actually see in black and white, but shades of grey! 

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9. Our pups can also hear about 4 times the distance of a human.

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10. The Beatles included a whistle that is only audible to dogs in the song “A Day in the Life.”

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11. Did you know that dogs can recognize more than 150 words?

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12. Not all dogs can bark. The Basenji, a small hunting dog, sings or yodels rather than barks.

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Who knew there were so many interesting facts about your pups, and there are far more where that came from. For more awesome tips and tricks about our furry friends, please feel free to contact us at Partners Dogs at any time!

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